skin rash

Skin Eruption – Friday Pop Quiz 7/15
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
A 7-year-old girl presents with a swollen earlobe for several days treated by her pediatrician with oral antihistamines and topical mupirocin. The eruption progresses to that shown in the image in addition to the development of fever, malaise, and neck pain. What would be the next best step in management for this patient? A. Obtain a bacterial culture B. Increase dosage and frequency of …
Skin Parasites – Friday Pop Quiz 6/10/2022
by Andrea Waldman, MD on
What was this patient most likely doing that caused this condition? A. Walking on the sand B. Sitting in a hot tub C. Making margaritas D. Wading in freshwater E. Playing with caterpillars To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
Sudden Onset Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 1/21/2022
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
A 14-year-old female presents with the sudden onset of the skin findings pictured diffusely covering greater than 90% of her skin surface. The rash is accompanied by a high fever (40C) and elevated white blood cell count. What is the most likely cause of her condition? A. ABCC6 mutation B. Anti-FceR1 IgG antibodies C. Anti-transglutaminase 3 antibodies D. Deficiency of the IL-36 re …
Histocompatibility Antigen – Friday Pop Quiz 1/14
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A 23-year-old female presents with itchy and irritated rash in the image. The rash began in her late teens. She has a family history of similar rash in her mother. Which histocompatibility antigen is most likely in this patient? A. HLA-Cw2 B. HLA-Cw6 C. HLA-B51 D. HLA-B27 E. HLA-Bw35 To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to yo …